Picture of the Day: Hudson River flying

Braulio Cosme submitted the following photo and note: “First flight around Manhattan as a student pilot with my CFI, getting Class B experience in a C172SP with the G1000. Picture taken from an action camera installed in the tail ring.” Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can […]

Video: Top 10 mistakes student pilots make

US Sport Aircraft, the U.S. importer and distributor of Czech Sport Aircraft’s SportCruiser, posted this video counting down the top 10 mistakes student pilots make. Check it out, then let us know in the comments below if there are other mistakes left off the list. US Sport Aircraft, the U.S. importer and distributor of Czech […]

ASA updates free endorsement labels

ASA‘s free Endorsement Labels have been updated to reflect Advisory Circular (AC) 61-65G, which provides guidance for pilot applicants, flight instructors, ground instructors, and examiners on the certification standards, knowledge test procedures, and other requirements in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 61. The PDF format of these labels provides […]

Give the gift of flight

Sporty’s has assembled a Deluxe Learn to Fly Course Kit that includes everything a student pilot could need, from video-based training to essential pilot supplies. “This kit removes a barrier for potential pilots,” says Sporty’s Academy President Eric Radtke. “We include our training course along with everything an individual needs to get off the couch […]

New edition of The Student Pilot’s Flight Manual published

The 11th edition of The Student Pilot’s Flight Manual from ASA covers everything a student needs to know from their first flight, to post-solo maneuvers, cross-country and night flying. According to ASA officials, this is a ground school textbook, maneuvers manual, and syllabus all rolled into one, providing a step-by-step course for student pilots working towards […]

Student Pilot Kit updated

The ASA Student Pilot Kit has been updated to include the latest FAA release of the Student Pilot Guide and Airman Certification Standards for Private Pilot Airplane, the Private Pilot Oral Exam Guide, and Visualized Flight Maneuvers Handbook for High Wing Aircraft. Based on the Complete Pilot textbook series by Bob Gardner, this kit provides […]

Student Pilot Guide updated

Now available from Aviation Supplies & Academics is the updated Student Pilot Guide, which explains the procedures for obtaining student pilot, sport pilot, recreational pilot, and private pilot certificates, and serves as a guide for anyone new to flight training. Last updated in 2006, this new edition provides answers to the most frequently asked questions […]